Project Summary

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WORLD PITCH is a one-year training programme for young world music professionals under Music Moves Europe in 2019-2020. What we offer is a unique one semester long training course for 10 young professionals already active in the field of world music. The training … Continued

Gallery from Veszprém

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The second modul of our programme has closed in Veszprém (Hungary) with lots of lively discussions, sharing professional insight and pairing mentors and participants. Thanks to our great team of trainees and trainers, Chris Eckman, Gergely Salamon, Jerome Williams, Tony … Continued

Zsuzsanna Bende

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  Zsuzsanna Bende – programmer, cultural manager Head of programming at the leading music venue of Budapest, A38 Ship, Zsuzsanna Bende knows the Hungarian music scene inside out. She was the first female DJ in the country, working at iconic … Continued

Online discussion kicks off 02.12.

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As you already know, mentoring and online discussions are part of World Pitch, to keep your skills honed in between workshops. Discussions will center on one article (see below) and  3 related questions per discussion. Each discussion will last a … Continued

Dear fellows, enjoy the ride!

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We are happy to announce the World Pitch Fellows, who will be hosted by our partners for the term of their paid fellowships: Glitterbeat: Viktoria Angel H. Earth Beat: Anna Dantchev DEX: Raphael Faitsch Maetka: Julia Palmu BOZAR: Janka Kováts … Continued

Fellowship hosts published

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Read detailed info on the companies and institutions that will host World Pitch fellows on the FELLOWSHIP HOSTS subpage. You can get an overview on the host’s activities, expected contribution and the time and place of the fellowship. Application deadline: … Continued

How to apply for paid fellowships

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Five participants are going to be selected by our mentors for paid fellowships. All students may apply to any fellowship listed on our website, regardless of which mentor they are paired up with. The programme covers travel and accommodation costs … Continued

Tampere edition of World Pitch closes

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The first two days of our programme has closed, with lots of lively discussions, sharing professional insight and pairing mentors and participants. Thanks to our great team of trainees and trainers, Ben Mandelson, Chris Eckman, Gergely Salamon, Christine Semba and … Continued

Gergely Salamon

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Gergely Salamon – Consultant, strategic designer Gergely Salamon studied American Culture, Economics and Communication. After living in California and Berlin, he moved back to his hometown, Budapest, where he was taking care of international communications of Sziget Festival management’s  portfolio … Continued

Ben Mandelson

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Ben Mandelson – world musician, manager and producer Ben Mandelson founding director of  WOMEX. As the consultant/director of London-based GlobeStyle Records (a label on Ace Records, established in 1985), he has opened new frontiers for globe-spanning music. He has worked on at … Continued